Chelmorton, Derbyshire Genealogy
Guide to Chelmorton, Derbyshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
Chelmorton St John the Baptist Derbyshire
|Poor Law Union||Bakewell|
|Parish registers: 1587|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1663|
|Probate Court||Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Lichfield|
|Location of Archive|
|Derbyshire Record Office|
CHELMERTON,or Chelmorton a chapelry, in the parish and union of Bakewell, hundred of High Peak, N. division of the county of Derby, 4¼ miles (S. W. by S.) from Tideswell. There are meeting-houses Wesleyans and Presbyterians.
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.
Chelmorton parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials have been indexed by the following groups:
|FS PR's =FamilySearch Parish Registers|
|Chelmorton Parish Online Records|
|FS PR's|| 1860-1912
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Chelmorton St John the Baptist part of the parish transferred to King Sterndale, Derbyshire in 1851
Derbyshire Record Office reference D2423 has deposited registers Bap 1587-1706, 1714-1991 Mar 1587-1706, 1714-1835 1838-1996 Burial 1587-1706, 1714- 1991 Banns 1928-1991
- Primitive Methodist
- Wesleyan Methodist
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Poor Law Unions
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Derbyshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
Maps and Gazetteers
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Chelmorton on GENUKI
- Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), pp. 562-569. Date accessed: 01 July 2013.